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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:54 am

alcoholometer
–noun
an instrument for finding the percentage of alcohol in a liquid.
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Re: Word of the Day

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby gronank » Sun Jun 12, 2011 1:50 pm

Pependicular
-noun, adjective
If a and b are elements in a Hilbert space whose scalar pruduct vanish, then a and b are perpendicular.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby gronank » Sun Jun 12, 2011 5:21 pm

Oh dear, I mispelled. How embarrassing.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:29 am

holon
-noun
an autonomous self-reliant unit, esp in manufacturing
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Re: Word of the Day

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter » Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:50 am

holo-on
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a three-dimensional laser image of an erection.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:03 am

Kolaholo-lemonade noun

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ubi Dubium » Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:33 am

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:47 am

ebenaceae
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fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:58 am

That reminds me of a song

ebony and persimmon live together in perfect harmony...
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:39 am

bidet
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two days before D-day

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ubi Dubium » Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:57 am

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:25 pm

biplane

what the pilot says as he jumps out.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby TwistedSister » Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:03 pm

DavidH wrote:biplane

what the pilot says as he jumps out.

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